Re: job-hunt weirdness

Subject: Re: job-hunt weirdness
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 10:45:41 -0700

Any good docs manager should be able recognize the work of a good
technical writer even when the quality of the samples has been
compromised by real-world constraints such as a lack of time or money
for copy-editing and proofreading, bad corporate style guides, and so
on. What professional hasn't struggled to produce good work under such

On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 3:53 PM, Michael West<WestM -at- ap -dot- aurecongroup -dot- com> wrote:
> Instead of scratching one's head, one might consider whether deficiencies
> in grammar, syntax, focus and clarity might (just possibly) exist in the
> writing samples one supplies to prospective employers.

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